The Killing of Soleimani Was Not an ‘Assassination’

Posted on AllSides January 12th, 2020
From The Right

Since the strike on Qasem Soleimani, newsrooms have debated whether to use the term “assassination” to describe it. Numerous stories, including from the New York Times and NPR, have called the killing an assassination, as have politicians such as Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. NPR’s public editor explained the publication’s policy: “While we have not mandated the word’s use, it has been used in our coverage in headlines and in our stories. We feel it is an appropriate use of the word, which is defined as the killing of...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

AllSides Picks

More News about Middle East from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right